Bacon Wrapped Butternut Squash

BACON WRAPPED BUTTERNUT SQUASH FOOD AS MEDICINE Butternut squash has a range of health benefits from blood sugar regulation to its antioxidant functions. Being high in soluble fiber and pectins, this squash helps to prevent blood sugar spikes in the blood caused by the digestion of carbohydrates. The abundance of carotenoids available in butternut squash…

Quick Pickled Red Onions

QUICK PICKLED RED ONIONS FOOD AS MEDICINE Onions along with garlic, leeks, shallots, and scallions, are members of the pungent sulfur-containing allium family. These foods all contribute as aromatics in culinary applications and potent detoxifiers in the food-as-medicine realm. Onions are a great source of antioxidants and polyphenols, two of the most potent are glutathione…

Zucchini Fries with Spicy Aioli

ZUCCHINI FRIES WITH SPICY AIOLI FOOD AS MEDICINE Zucchini are an excellent source of manganese and vitamin C as well as a good source of vitamin A (through its concentration of carotenoid phytonutrients), B vitamins, and a combination of antioxidant nutrients. Some antioxidants deserving of special attention include carotenoids (found in vitamin A concentration) lutein…